Executive Summary

Name CVE-2000-0972 First vendor Publication 2000-12-19
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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HP-UX 11.00 crontab allows local users to read arbitrary files via the -e option by creating a symlink to the target file during the crontab session, quitting the session, and reading the error messages that crontab generates.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2000-0972

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-27 Leveraging Race Conditions via Symbolic Links

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
6984 HP-UX crontab -e Option Symlink Arbitrary File Read

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BUGTRAQ http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0317.html
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5410

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